RV Miles Podcast
191. Chattanooga, Overbooking Your Trip, and Dark Sky Parks

191. Chattanooga, Overbooking Your Trip, and Dark Sky Parks

April 11, 2021

On this episode: Is it ok to book more days than you plan to use at a campground? Some of the best campgrounds to see the night sky, and our trip to Chattanooga, Tennessee. 

Check out the Togo article on the top dark sky campgrounds here: https://togorv.com/rv-living/dark-sky-rv-campgrounds/

RV News Brief | How Will Vaccine Passports Affect RV and Road-Trip Travel?

RV News Brief | How Will Vaccine Passports Affect RV and Road-Trip Travel?

April 10, 2021

We thought it would be good to gather information on how Vaccine Passports might affect RV and road-based travel, and get to the bottom of what they mean and what they don’t. Or shouldn’t. 

 

Here are some resources for news about vaccine passports: Current CDC domestic travel guidelines: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/travel-during-covid19.html

"There's a lot of debate about vaccine passports right now. What are they, and how would they work?" CNN Article: https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/07/us/covid-vaccine-passport-explainer/index.html

"Biden administration helping develop standards to prove vaccination" CNN Article: https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/28/politics/biden-administration-vaccination-passport/index.html

"Baker says no to vaccine passport proposals in Mass." Boston Globe Article https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/04/08/metro/baker-says-no-vaccine-passport-proposals-mass-they-have-been-used-other-cities-overseas/

"White House rejects U.S. vaccine passports, skirting uproar" LA Times Article https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2021-04-07/white-house-rejects-us-vaccine-passports

"‘Vaccine passports’ are on the way, but developing them won’t be easy White House-led effort tries to corral more than a dozen initiatives" Washington Post Article https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2021/03/28/vaccine-passports-for-work/

"Likely Legal, ‘Vaccine Passports’ Emerge as the Next Coronavirus Divide" New York Times Article https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/06/us/politics/vaccine-passports-coronavirus.html

 

190. The Future of RV Electricity with Volta Power Systems

190. The Future of RV Electricity with Volta Power Systems

April 5, 2021

On this episode, we share part 2 of our interview with Jack Johnson of Volta Power Systems, who tells about his company and what's in store for RVs running electric dryers, furnaces, stoves and more. 

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RV News Brief | New RV Gear, Vaccine Passports, National Park Reservations, World’s Lightest Truck Camper

RV News Brief | New RV Gear, Vaccine Passports, National Park Reservations, World’s Lightest Truck Camper

April 4, 2021

 

California backs down on requiring motorhomes from out of state to be smog tested, boondocking areas are stretched to their limits, will the feds introduce a new gas tax, or perhaps a per-mile tax on new cars? Will you need a vaccine passport to enter events and travel on airplanes? Rocky mountain national park will once again require reservations. A new best-in-class cell booster is introduced, as is the world’s lightest truck camper. We’re giving away a Dish Satellite bundle, and more. It’s time for the latest in RV & Camping News.

 

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189. Lithium-Ion Batteries with Volta Power Systems

189. Lithium-Ion Batteries with Volta Power Systems

March 28, 2021

In this episode, we talk with Jack Johnson of Volta Power Systems about the realities of Lithium-Ion battery technology. Plus, should you dump grey water on the ground? And a special American flag makes its home traveling the U.S. in an RV.

RV News Brief | Sprinter RV Recall, Fire at Planet RV, More Record RV Sales

RV News Brief | Sprinter RV Recall, Fire at Planet RV, More Record RV Sales

March 28, 2021

Gas prices begin to show some signs of relief, the RV industry has its best February on record, RV shows are being canceled, and it’s not because of COVID, a major Class B Campervan recall, and more.

 

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188. You Campground Ideas & New Reservation Tech from CampgroundViews.com

188. You Campground Ideas & New Reservation Tech from CampgroundViews.com

March 21, 2021

Last week, we shared our ideas for an affordable, family-friendly campground. This week, it's your turn. Plus, Mark Koep from CampgroundViews.com shares with us some exciting news about booking campsites through 360 degree video tours!

 

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RV News Brief | Good Sam Sues Good Samaritan Club, RVers Dangle 80′ in Air, RV Material Woes, 7000 New FL Campsites

RV News Brief | Good Sam Sues Good Samaritan Club, RVers Dangle 80′ in Air, RV Material Woes, 7000 New FL Campsites

March 21, 2021

A motorhome owner destroys a brand new Jeep Wrangler towing it in 4-low, some BLM lands in Nevada are shutting down camping altogether, the Good Sam Club files lawsuit against its new rival “Good Samaritan Club,” 7000 new campsites are set to open in Florida, and more.

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The GoFundMe for the full-time RV couple who were dangling off the bridge in Idaho and lost everything:

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The RV Business article on Fun Town RV: https://rvbusiness.com/fun-town-rv-amps-up-expansion-plans-in-lone-star-state/ 

187. What Would an RV Miles Campground Look Like?

187. What Would an RV Miles Campground Look Like?

March 14, 2021

On this episode, we daydream about what a campground WE design would look like. We answer listener questions about the last day of a trip, trailer tire age, and more!

RV News Brief | New Campground Reservation Tech, New Ford Trucks, A New Diesel RV Law, Starlink Update, and more!

RV News Brief | New Campground Reservation Tech, New Ford Trucks, A New Diesel RV Law, Starlink Update, and more!

March 13, 2021

There’s a new lightweight adventure trailer available from Cruiser RV, Ford has released the details for 2022 Super Duty Trucks, Diesel motorhomes may have to get smog tests to enter California, and Starlink is one step closer to mobile-internet reality. 

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